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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2015-06-19. Previous Versions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), where a staff member believes on reasonable grounds that contraband or evidence of an offence is located in an inmate’s cell, the staff member may, with the prior authorization of a supervisor, search the cell and its contents.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), where a staff member searches an inmate’s cell and its contents pursuant to subsection (1), another staff member shall be present at all times during the search.

  • (3) A staff member is not required to obtain an authorization or conduct a search in the presence of another staff member in accordance with subsections (1) and (2), respectively, where the staff member believes on reasonable grounds that delaying a search in order to comply with those subsections would result in danger to the life or safety of any person or the loss or destruction of contraband or evidence.

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